NTSB Identification: MIA75DKJ31
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N83983

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3839   74/10/5   OZARK,ALA           AERONCA 7AC         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 29, 218
        TIME - 1330                    N83983              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 9 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BLACKWELL FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          WETUMKA,ALA                 PAHOKEE,FLA                  OZARK,ALA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           70                                                       13
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- STRUCK DRAINAGE DITCH ABT 30FT FM EDGE OF RWY.PREVIOUS FLT HRS IN TRI-GR ACFT.

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